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AI Can Predict How Much Longer You Have Left to Live

Artificial intelligence is able to make a pretty accurate guess at how much longer you’ve got to live, as shown by a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports. In the “the first study of its...

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Can You Live to Be 120?

  When people who are surveyed about aging are asked how long they want to live, the majority choose an age between 80 and 100. But when asked if they would want to live to be 120 – if they had the health and...

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Deep Learning Algorithm Does as Well as Dermatologists in Identifying Skin Cancer

In hopes of creating better access to medical care, Stanford researchers have trained an algorithm to diagnose skin cancer. By Taylor Kubota It’s scary enough making a doctor’s appointment to see if a strange mole...

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Voice Analysis Tech Could Diagnose Disease

In the near future, smartphone apps and wearables could help diagnose disease with short voice samples. Researchers enlist smartphones and machine learning to find vocal patterns that might signal post-traumatic stress...

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Implantable Device Targets Cancer, Other Illnesses with Controlled Long-Term Drug Delivery

A drug-delivery capsule directly implanted into a cancerous tumor (credit: Lyle Hood/UTSA) 5000 nanochannels control release; can deliver medicinal doses for several days or a few weeks, also effective for HIV and...

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Disrupting Energy

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We are at the cusp of an energy revolution. This blog is a look at how three technologies – solar, batteries and electric vehicles (EVs) – are poised to disrupt a $6 trillion energy industry over the next two...

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Scientists Have Created Mice with Hyper-Long Telomeres without Altering the Genes

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The Telomeres and Telomerase Group at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), in collaboration with the Centre’s Transgenic Mice Core Unit, has succeeded in creating mice in the laboratory with...

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Lab-Grown Stem Cells Regenerate Monkey Hearts: Study

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Scientist gave the macaques in the study into organ regeneration mild immunosuppressant drugs, and monitored them for 12 weeks In a step forward for organ regeneration, stem cells grown from a single monkey’s skin...

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Experimenting With Government

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by Peter Diamandis I often speak about the importance of experimentation. What about experimenting with how we govern ourselves? As we enter election season, I’m struck by the question, can we run meaningful...

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3-D-Printed Structures that “Remember” Their Shapes

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In this series, a 3-D printed multimaterial shape-memory minigripper, consisting of shape-memory hinges and adaptive touching tips, grasps a cap screw. The material is designed to close when the temperature of the...

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Neuroscientists Identify Cortical Links to Adrenal Medulla (Mind-Body Connection)

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May help explain why meditation and exercises such as yoga and Pilates can be helpful in dealing with stress.  Cortical pathways to the adrenal medulla. Cortical areas on the lateral surface and the medial wall of the...

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Worried About Alzheimer’s? These Tips Can Help Keep your Brain Healthy

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most frightening, yet least understood ailments we face as human beings. The loss of memory – forgetting family, friends and the most important events of our lives – is painful,...

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